I have a 14 GT that I bought new. Ever since about 5,000 miles, I have had loud tire noise. At about 11,000 miles I took off the stock 18" tires and wheels and put some 19" take off factory rims with almost new stock tires. Now with 24,300 miles on the car and about 13,000 miles on these...
My other vehicle has a nail in the rear passenger tire. The tread is worn down below the recommendation for repair according to Discount. Conclusion: buy two new tires.
Now this has me thinking; what about drag radials? Specifically the MT ET Street R?
Looking at their specs, tread depth is...
My son has a set of ARE Bullet rims 17” in
front standard (17x8 maybe?) and 18”x9” in rear. They are a special edition Captain America rim set. We figure to use 245/45R17 on the front. What’s the widest he can place on the rears? He has a 2000 GT and wants as wide a tire as he can out on it.
Just wondering if anyone replaced the stock 215/65/17 tires on their S197 Mustangs with 235/60/17 tires using the factory rims? If so, how did they fit and look? The revs per mile is almost exactly the same.